Black Is The Color Of My Voice

Black Is The Color Of My Voice

7:30PM, Monday, October 14, 2024

Venue: Darlington Hippodrome

By Apphia Campbell Performed by Nicholle Cherrie Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live. Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed play follows a successful singer and civil rights activist as she seeks redemption after the untimely death of her father. She reflects on the journey that took her from a young piano prodigy destined for a life in the service of the church, to a renowned jazz vocalist at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. The show has toured the UK nationally to standing ovations and played sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh and the West End of London. ‘Moving portrayal of determination and survival.’ ★★★★ Times ‘Nothing short of sensational… will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ‘A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.’ ★★★★ Ed Festival Magazine Recommended for ages 12+



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Running time: 75 minutes (approx.)

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